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VNC connection

I am trying to connect to workstation from the domain. I can ping the workstation and i can connect through the computer management tool. I have installed vnc client tool on the machine and trying to connect but couldn't connect. getting failed to connect : connection time out (1060) error. I checked the services. they all fine. need some help
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Do you have the windows firewall running? Or any other firewalls?
have u tried using dameware or remote desktop connections??
or the password set in vnc client is correct??
i dont think windows firewall would be problem in connecting vnc..
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as ittechlab  can ping to the machine theree is no probablity of that machine having a firewall.

this may help u out..


Look into the VNC Server Settings, make sure it is using the DEFAULT PORTS (5800, 5900+n), whatever port the server settings are using, your client needs to match that....

also, after you determine what ports it is using, use this at the command prompt to check if the VNC service is actually listening on that port

telnet ComputerName port#  ex: telnet ComputerName 5900

if you do not get a response from the telnet test, then something like a firewall, may be the issue.
Rob WilliamsCommented:
>>"i dont think windows firewall would be problem in connecting vnc."
Definately will block VNC. It is intended to block any incomming connection for which it does not have an exception rule. Some services such as setting up file and print services, or remote desktop sharing will automaticly create their own exceptions, but VNC does not. Try disabling for test purposes as suggested by Jay_Jay70
Rob WilliamsCommented:
Sorry said "Jay_Jay70" above, meant JoeZ430.
Did you install the VNC server? You need the VNC client on one machine, and the VNC server on the machine you are trying to connect to.

Also try adding a :1 after the ip adress in the client software. So if you are trying to connect to tell it you want to connect to
I have had connection prblms with different versions of vnc as well. Correct portforwarding, opened up firewall on server-pc (5800/5900), could make loopback connection. It turned out to be firewall on client side; needed port 5500 open.

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